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Enterprise Architect - (222C)

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Job Title
Enterprise Architect
Career Level
Executive (VP)
Category
Information Technology
Job Type
Full-time
Education
University Degree
Location
Toronto - Toronto, ON M5H 1J8 ca (Primary)
Travel
None
Job Description
SUMMARY

The enterprise architect (EA) plays an integral role in building a holistic view and roadmap of the company’s technology strategy, processes, and information technology roadmap. The architect partners with both business and technology groups to ensure that the proposed technical solutions not only align with the company’s overall objectives, but also ensures that both groups enable and drive each other to meet the needs of the company’s mission and vision. 


RESPONSIBILITIES

Builds the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT systems architecture

Aligns IT strategy and planning with the company’s business goals and objectives

Seamlessly integrates business and service strategy into enterprise architecture roadmap

Partners with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions

Leads the design and modeling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects

Partners with other solution architects to provide a consensus based scalable and adaptable architectural solution

Develops and maintains policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company

Promotes the use of a shared infrastructure and application roadmap to reduce costs and improve how information flows

Manages and facilitates a review board to evaluate project proposals for architectural fit

Circulates roadmaps to align IT priorities with business partner needs 

Identify opportunities for automation, cost savings and business improvement

Ensure team and users understand risk mitigation policy and procedures

Implement risk mitigation processes and procedures within area of practice

Maintain latest information on internal risk management and compliance requirements

Works closely with teams to mitigate risk and develop plans to comply with Audit findings
Job Requirements
University degree in technology, engineering, business or related experience in the field with a proven track record of success in leading IT organizations.

10 plus years of IT Experience

Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps

Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex infrastructure solutions (e.g. VMware, Citrix, SAP, Salesforce, Opentext)

Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering

Demonstrated experience with business process and performance modelling, benchmarking, and financial analysis

Ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype

Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong project management and organization skills

Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders

Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take principled bets on new technology

Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirements

ITIL Certification

Knowledge of COBIT Methodology

Requisition #
222C